Annotated bibliography - Health policy
Article / book
Aluttis, C., Krafft, T. & Brand, H. (2014). Global health in the European Union - a review from an agenda-setting perspective. Global Health Action, 7(1), 1-6.
Cisneros Örnberg, J. (2009). Escaping deadlock - alcohol policy-making in the EU. Journal of European Public Policy, 16(5), 755-773.
Kelly, B. (2008). The emerging mental health strategy of the European Union: A multi-level work-in-progress. Health Policy, 85(1), 60-70.
Kurzer, P. & Cooper, A. (2011). Hold the croissant! The European Union declares war on obesity. Journal of European Social Policy, 21(2), 107-119.
Littoz-Monnet, A. (2014). The role of independent regulators in policy making: Venue-shopping and framing strategies in the EU regulation of old wives cures. European Journal of Political Research, 53(1), 1-17.
Princen, S. (2009). Agenda-setting in the European Union. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Princen, S. & Rhinard, M. (2006). Crashing and Creeping: Agenda setting dynamics in the European Union. Journal of European Public Policy, 13(7), 1119-1132.
Analyses agenda-setting around the issue of global health on the EU agenda, and the barriers for creating a strong European global health agenda. Abstract
Analyses the development of two alcohol-related initiatives adopted during the Swedish Presidency in 2001. It is argued that this
decisions were made possible by using four strategies: priority, anchorage, lowest common denominator and baby steps. Abstract
Examines the ongoing process of mental health policy-making in the EU with special attention to the ‘multi-level’ involvement; direct interaction between trans-national, national and infra-national actors, which is a relatively neglected area. Abstract
Argues that the current attention to obesity in the EU is heavily influenced by WHO research reports and recommendations, which supply EU institutions with a new agenda that mobilizes pan-European groups and private sector interests. Abstract
Focuses on the attempts of independent regulators to manipulate frames and venues in order to shape policy, examining these dynamics in the case of the Directive on Traditional Herbal Medicine. Abstract
This book develops a theoretical and methodological framework for studying agenda-setting processes in the European Union, and applies it in the fields of health and environmental policy.
Identifies two types of agenda setting in the EU, "from above“ and "from below“, and illustrates them and their potential interaction in two case studies: anti-smoking policy and bioterrorism. Abstract